Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has a ideal game through six innings against the Tampa Bay Rays in New York's home opener. He's 6-6. He's left-handed. The crowd was with him, his teammates in the dugout as all ballplayers do when a special moment may be closing in, they ignored Pineda and he went back to work.
How else do you explain the decision to sit LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love with the top spot, and home court advantage in the playoffs, still up for grabs? James was listed as having a right calf strain, and Irving has soreness in his surgically repaired left knee.
Johnson, a golfing machine with no discernible weakness and hardly any pulse, won the World Golf Championships Match Play on Sunday for his third straight victory, this one making him the first person to sweep the four World Golf Championships.
And that's only the start. In search of a second green jacket in three years, Spieth showed his class and wrote another chapter in his remarkable record at Augusta National to post a four under 68 and move to four under for the tournament, just two off the lead going into the final day.
If we're already hitting some road bumps with something like [the Olympics], we're heading in the same direction. "That's all we can say at this point". But as me, I've always liked the group that I've been with through the year. FILE - In this February 21, 2017, file photo, Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg, of Sweden, celebrates after scoring a goal against the Calgary Flames during the second period of an NHL hockey game, in Nashville, .
We have won a few games this year, but this was really special. "Everybody was like, "that's very important". "It was outstanding and well deserved for him because he got a lot of criticism in his Liverpool career and sometimes these are the moments you need as a player and for us as a team we need a goalkeeper like this".